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Grilled Fish Tacos with Pico De Gallo

Today’s recipe is Baked Fish with Peach Pico de Gallo, a stunning and scrumptious aggregate! I serve the fish in tacos, however, you may serve them any way you need, the fish and peach combo is extremely good, so please do give this one a try! Enjoy!

Grilled Fish Tacos with Pico De Gallo
Grilled Fish Tacos with Pico De Gallo

Ingredients

Tacos:

1 pound fresh mahi-mahi, cut into 4-ounce fillets

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon (about) canola oil, for brushing the grill

8 corn tortillas

1/4 head green cabbage, thinly sliced

2 avocados, peeled, pitted, thinly sliced

1/3 cup crema Mexicana or stirred sour cream

1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves

4 lime wedgesPico de Gallo:

2 ripe tomatoes, chopped

1/2 white onion, chopped

1 red jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons (about) fresh lemon juice

Directions

The mahi-mahi can marinate for up to 6 hours, covered and refrigerated. The pico de gallo can be made up to 2 hours ahead, covered and kept at cool room temperature. To marinate the Mahi mahi:1

Lay the mahi-mahi on a platter. Scatter the chopped cilantro and garlic over the fish, then drizzle with the olive oil. Gently massage the marinade into the fish and season with salt and pepper. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes, or cover and refrigerate to marinate for up to 6 hours. Meanwhile, to make the pico de gallo:2

In a medium bowl, stir the tomatoes, onion, jalapeño chile, and cilantro. Season to taste with lemon juice and salt; set aside at room temperature while finishing the tacos. To make the tacos:3

Prepare the barbecue for medium-high heat.4

Brush the grill grate with canola oil then place the fish on the grill. Grill the fish until it is cooked through and opaque and golden brown with grill marks, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the fish to a cutting board and let rest for 2 minutes.5

Meanwhile, warm the tortillas on the grill until they are heated through. Transfer the tortillas to a clean towel to keep warm.6

Slice the fish into about 1-inch strips. Divide the fish among the warm tortillas. Top with the cabbage, avocado slices, pico de gallo, and crema. Scatter the cilantro leaves over the tacos. Serve with the lime wedges.

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